- 07/23/2012, 11:47PM ET
Outlaw... said 07/23, 11:47 PM
Order counts, mostly for fun, and hopefully this will inspire some discussion in the comments.
1. CB Bucknor- Hard to dispute. The players have consistently voted him as the worst in the game. Terribly inconsistent strike zone. It's the size of the baseball and it moves throughout the game. This leads to a lot of confrontations.
2. Joe West- Seems lackadaisical on the field, like he doesn't want to be there. Is known for poor judgement on close plays, and is very small and very inconsistent strike zone. He comments on things that should not be commented about. If he's not number 2, he's number 1.
3. Angel Hernandez- He's confrontational, inconsistent, and is the second coming of Eric Gregg. Pretty much, if the catcher catches it, it's a strike. He had the most called strikes of any umpire in the 2000s, mostly because of his strikezone being the size of a barn. He's also known for ejected players and coaches rather quickly.
4. Laz Diaz- He's loud, has poor judgement, and is easily the most confrontational umpire in the bigs. More times than not, he gets heated before the player/coach.
5. Bob Davidson- Had to include Balk-a-day Bob.
mississippiguy said 07/25, 11:14 AM
1. Bobert Lowenbrau - This character doesnt even hold a single accurate call. One might even say he doesn't know his foot from his thumb. On August 5th, 2009, He called what is known today as the "judgement day" call from pitcher Ralph Threaux. Threaux holds an all-time record of consectitive fast breaks and On this faithful day, Lowenbrau calls him out for what looks like was a misguided call. Further evidence reviewed shows that Threaux actually did make the ball past the batter and into the glove. What a stupid man. He actually is on the Getty list on all time worse calls of 2009.
2. Tommy "Big Chief" Robinson - Not as bad as a play caller as Lowenbrau but, still holds distinction as one of the worst of all time. Not only does he have poor judgement but, he is consistant in being too over-confrontational to the coaches of opposing teams. He also is currently being investigated for substance abuse and it is a known fact he is a hard-core gambler and a heavy drinker. Not the type of play caller I would want on my field. Thats a fact. Get with the program Big Chief.
I am running out of room so I will resever my next 3 for the next arguement.
Outlaw... said 07/25, 04:48 PM
Did you just make up those names? I've never heard of either one and neither does Google.
Great, another ruined TD. Not wasting my time.
mississippiguy said 07/31, 03:23 PM
Thats a great counter argument. Because your unfamilar with it doesn't mean its not true. You call yourself a sports fan and you cant even counter an arguement with "the Big Chief?" Step up son. Your bout to get school.
I guess I'll save my other umps for a time when Outlaw wants to play. Thanks for wasting my time.
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